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Birthday Weekend Recap

Yesterday I turned 25. Holy Moly.

BUT that was not all I did this weekend. The weekend kicked off with a birthday dinner with some of my favorite ladies. Ever since college we have held a tradition to celebrate each girls birthday and that is just what we did.

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I love taking an old tradition and sharing it with new friends! Thanks for coming friends! It was so much fun!

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Saturday night, the birthday celebrations continued, but it wasn’t just for me! We also got to have our annual mother/daughter birthday celebration!! Our birthdays are 3 days apart, so we always like to party together with our family.

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Eno’s was the perfect place to carb load before Sunday’s race!! Plus it’s delicious!!

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& no trip to Bishop Arts would be complete with out a pit stop by Emporium Pies.

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After 3.5 months of training, $500 in donations and a lot of prayer. The day finally came.

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This girl. First, if you have never read Never Serious Blog, you will add it to your daily read. Natalie was my first bride of 2014, and we have a had a special bond ever since. She was running the full and I was so proud & loved getting to spend my time before the race catching up!

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Little did this guy know, he was my best friend our last three miles. This was at mile 13, I was determined to beat my time and finish strong!

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To God be the glory! My goal was to run under 1:58 (my last time) and I did by two minutes!!

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A big, big, big THANK YOU to my amazing pit crew!! I don’t know what I would’ve done without you!

This whole experience was so rewarding. I originally decided to run this race when I found out that it was scheduled on my birthday, but I have always had a special place in my heart for human trafficking. It is around us every day and we don’t even know it. I knew the training process was going to be long, but I knew it would be easier knowing I had something to work towards. I was blown away at the response when the fundraiser began and so humbled to know that many people wanted to raise awareness. I am beside myself and don’t know what to say to thank you enough.

I am already considering Cowtown and the Rock N’ Roll Half. I always forget how hooked you get when you start running!!

This weekend was the best and I loved soaking up every single moment.

Have a great week! Only 10 days until Christmas!!!

-B

Wedding Video Wednesday XXV

This has been a crazy week so far. We all know what happens in December, Christmas Parties. A LOT OF THEM. BUT, it is a great way to step away from work and celebrate Christ and everything He has blessed us with.

This weeks video is so precious and I can’t wait for you to meet Abby & Adam

Abby & AdamPhotography: Amanda Watson Photography

Video: Pen Weddings

If you want more info on vendors you can look here!

Happy Wednesday!

-B

Weekend Recap

It’s officially December. Hallelujah. Just ignore the dumb weather outside and we can press on with Christmas decorations, music and parties! (oh the parties) This past weekend I did a whole lot of nothing. Considering we spent the whole week at the church decorating the stage for Christmas and preparing for Sunday, the weekend just felt like a good time to relax.

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I forgot to get a picture of it once it was lit up, but I’ll be sure and get one this week :)

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I also drew the winners for my Holiday Giveaway!! Thank you to everyone that participated!! Ladies, your packages are going in the mail today!!IMG_8906

Saturday night I met my youngest brother up at DBU for their Annual Choir Christmas Concert. Let’s just say I feel old. BUT this girl, on the conductors stand, did an amazing job!! I am so proud of her!IMG_8917

The concert was amazing, as always and made me miss being a pat of it.

I hope everyone had a great weekend!! It’s officially 6 days until race day!!

-B

Wedding Video Wednesday XXIV

When I saw the picture that Lauren Apel posted of these two after they tied the knot, I about died. I went to school with Daniel & Alyssa and was always jealous of her killer style. Lauren was the perfect pick as their wedding photog & she did an amazing job of capturing the theme of their day.

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Photography: Lauren Apel Photo

& if that picture isn’t enough then this video will definitely do it for you.

Video: Robert Anthony

-B

Weekend Recap & Cyber Monday Deal

Oh how I love the Holidays! I actually put the tree up before we left for Thanksgiving in Houston, just so it would be ready to turn on when I got home. I was so happy I did!

I decided to kick off the weekend with a giveaway!! This lovely print will be mailed to two lovely winners and those winners will be chosen TONIGHT!! There’s still time to enter, so follow this link and see how to enter!

Road Trips are always crazy with this family & throw both of the dogs on top of it and you have one packed car. We spent Thanksgiving – Saturday down in Houston visiting my Dad’s side of the family.

We also saw Hunger Games Part 1. OMG. That’s all I’m going to say.

Since we are only 13 days from #BritnisBirthdayRun I had my last long run this weekend and hit it at 12 miles. I was so happy that I finished and realized that all the hard training is over and now I get to spend the next two weeks taking it easy and remembering why I chose to do this in the first place.

Photography: Elisabeth Carol Photography

Last, but certainly not least, in honor of Cyber Monday, I am offering 20% off my top two packages for those 2015 brides that inquire by the end of the day!! Click on the contact button above, fill out the information & I will get back to you soon!

I hope you all had an amazing Thanksgiving!! Happy Holidays & first day of December!!!

-B